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  • Friday, April 18 - Saturday, April 19
    Dance by Joanna Kotze
    It happened it had happened it is happening it will happen: choreography by Kotze,a recipient of the 2013 Bessie Award for Outstanding Emerging Choreographer, who dances along w/Stuart Singer & Netta Yerushalmy. Fri at 7:30pm w/ artist discussion following; Sat 2pm and 7:30pm. $25/$10. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Friday, April 18
    Bardian Ensemble
    Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time. Premiere season of new Bard College Conservatory and College Music Program faculty ensemble; at 7:30pm. Email: kiesewet@bard.edu. Url: http://bard.edu/news/events.

  • Saturday, April 19
    Conservatory Faculty Recital
    Bard Conservatory faculty Ida Kavafian and Peter Serkin in concert. Schubert's Sonata in A major for violin and Piano ("Duo"), D574; Wolpe's Sonata for Violin and Piano; Nielsen's Prelude and Theme with Variations for Violin FS104; Schumann's Sonata No. 2 in D minor for Violin and Piano Op. 121. At 8pm. Phone: 845-758-7196. Email: conservatoryconcerts@bard.edu. Url: http://bard.edu/conservatory/events.

  • Saturday, April 19
    Sheep & Wool Show
    Shearing, spinning, dyeing, knitting and weaving demos, exhibition of various breeds of sheep, wool artisans & shops, music & food, and YARN BURST decoration all over the estate. 11am–4pm. ($8 per car). Email: info@friendsofclermont.org. Url: http://friendsofclermont.org .

  • Saturday, April 19
    Wilderstein Landscape Day
    Help clean up gardens & trails. Refreshments. 8:30am. Phone: 845-876-4818. Email: wilderstein@wilderstein.org. Url: http://wilderstein.org.

  • Saturday, April 19
    KEEP Nature Walk
    Learn about plants/animals that inhabit the preserve. Bring a picnic lunch for after walk. Led by Linda Atkins of KEEP Conservation. 9am–noon. Phone: 518-537-5800. Email: germantownlibraryevents@yahoo.com. Url: http://germantownlibrary.org.

  • Monday, April 21
    Family Matinee
    PG movie for the whole family! Children under 8 must be accompanied by adult. Title TBA. Free. 1pm. Phone: 845-757-3771. Email: tivoliprograms@gmail.com. Url: http://tivolilibrary.org/calendar.html.

  • Tuesday, April 22
    Earth Day Crafts
    Start seeds with us for the Tivoli Community Garden, and make some recycled crafts in honor of Earth Day. For kids in kindergarten and up. Phone: 845-757-3771. Email: tivoliprograms@gmail.com. Url: http://tivolilibrary.org/calendar.html.

  • Wednesday, April 23
    Germantown Kindergarten Screening
    Check G'town Central Schools' website for more info. Phone: 518-537-6281. Email: kharlow@germantowncsd.org. Url: http://www.germantowncsd.org.

  • Wednesday, April 23
    World Book Night
    Oblong Books & Music in Millerton & Rhinebeck are proud to serve as the local book pick-up point for this national, community event held on Shakespeare's birthday: "givers" sign up in advance to distribute free books to light readers and non-readers. Phone: 845-876-0500. Email: info@oblongbooks.com. Url: http://oblongbooks.com.

  • Wednesday, April 23
    "My Name Is Ruth"
    An evening with Bard Big Read and Marilynne Robinson's HOUSEKEEPING. Excerpts from the novel read by Neil Gaiman, Nicole Quinn, and Mary Caponegro. Discussion and remarks with Bard professors Deirdre d'Albertis and Wyatt Mason. Free and open to public, but reservations necessary. Contact Fisher Center box office, 845-758-7900. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: bhollenb@bard.edu. Url: http://bard.edu/hannaharendtcenter/bigread.

  • Thursday, April 24 - Saturday, April 26
    Rummage Sale
    Annual spring event. Thu 6–8pm; Fri 1–4pm. Sat 9am–noon/$5 per bag. Phone: 845-758-1184. Email: office@stjohnsreformed.org.

  • Friday, April 25 - Sunday, April 27
    Faculty Dance Concert
    Choreography by Bard dance faculty, performed by students. Fri, Sat & Sun at 7:30pm. Sun at 2pm. Tickets: $15/free w/ Bard ID; reservations. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Friday, April 25 - Saturday, April 26
    Inaugural Multi-Media Event
    Eclipse, a performance, featuring the choreography and light installation of award-winning multi-media artist Jonah Bokaer in collaboration w/ avant-garde artist Anthony McCall. 7:30pm. Tkts $20. Email: info@basilicahudson.com. Url: http://basilicahudson.com.

  • Friday, April 25 - Saturday, April 26
    Verdi's Messa da Requiem
    Conducted by Leon Botstein; James Bagwell, chorus master; w/members of the American Symphony Orchestra, Bard College & Longy Conservatory Orchestras, Bard College Chamber Singers, and Bard Festival Chorale. Fri & Sat at 8pm. $20/$15 suggested donation; free w/Bard ID. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Friday, April 25
    Hudson Valley in the Ice Age
    Authors Johanna and Robert Titus on the geology of the Catskills, Shawangunks, Taconics, & the Hudson. 7pm. Free. Phone: 845-757-3771. Email: tivolilibrary@gmail.com. Url: http://tivolilibrary.org.

  • Friday, April 25
    Mills of Landsman Kill
    Marilyn Hatch and David Miller offer a "virtual hike" along the kill, discussin the history of each mill along the way. Refreshments. 7:30. Rhinebeck Historical Soc. talk. Phone: 845-876-0246. Email: dhmny@aol.com. Url: http://rhinebeckhistoricalsociety.org.

  • Friday, April 25 - Sunday, April 27
    The Rocky Horror Show
    The Castaway Players Theatre Company presents its nearly annual production of Richard O'Brien's rock musical classic. Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 3pm. $26/$24. Phone: 845-876-3080. Url: http://centerforperformingarts.org.

  • Friday, April 25
    Literary vs. Genre Fiction
    4/25: Panel discussion hosted by Jenny Milchman: literary vs.genre fiction; is there a real distinction or no difference at all? With Kelly Braffet, Carla Buckley and Therese Walsh at 7pm. Phone: 845-876-0500. Email: rsvp@oblongbooks.com. Url: http://oblongbooks.com.

  • Saturday, April 26
    Penny Social
    10:30am. Calling starts at 12 noon. Join us for many wonderful items and larger raffle items. Lunch/Desert items available for purchase. Email: gbrowne@hvc.rr.com.

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Dutchess/Columbia Community Businesses

Brand development. Strategies. Integrated marketing programs. Advertising, graphic design, web & SEO, and social media integration. If you’re serious about growing your business, contact me directly for a no-obligation consultation to see if there may be a good fit. We’ll transform your business for greater success!

193 Mill Rd., Red Hook
845-548-4872

A wondrous world of discovery and imagination. Half day classes offered for two, three and four year olds.

The Chocolate Factory 54 Elizabeth St., Red Hook
845-758-0889

An architectural firm founded in 1971 with offices in Dutchess County and New York City, providing contemporary, award-winning site-specific residential designs: new houses, additions, renovations and interiors. See our website and/or call for brochure.

PO Box 162, Clinton Corners
845-266-4744

It is with mixed feelings that I announce the closing of my office in Tivoli as of 3/31/1. I would like to express my gratitude to all the people and families who have allowed me to work with and care for them over the past 25 years. It has been a great privilege knowing so many of you. Feel free to contact me at 914-466-0024 or drnconnell@gmail.com. Please consider contacting Dr. Barbara Blisko for your future chiropractic care at

845-758-8861.

65 Broadway, Tivoli
845-757-5500

All your Indian favorites: curries, tandooris, vindaloos, vegetarian and meat favorites, breads and appetizers.

28 E. Market St, Red Hook
845-758-2666

Simplify your process! Maximize quality and efficiency. We offer fully integrated services, design, consulting, and construction for your landscape and home. Completely insured, significant references. BBB member, A+ rated.

845-758-4088

Memorial Day Weekend indoors show at the Rhinebeck Fairgrounds: one of the best-known and favorite antique shows on the East Coast. On May 24 & 25, 200 dealers from over 20 states and Canada, many exhibiting for the first time, will occupy 4 huge exhibition buildings at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds. Rare, beautiful, & funky antiques. The show is best known for its mixture of quality formal, English, French & American furniture, decorative accessories, statuary, and garden items. Also painted cupboards, tables, blanket chests & hooked rugs, paintings, quilts, antique & vintage clothing & jewelry, books, vintage posters, weathervanes and folk art. Something for everyone’s pocketbook! Free parking, food court, delivery service. Hours: Sat 10am–5pm, Sun 11am–4pm. Admission $10. Call or write for info.

PO Box 838, Rhinebeck
845-876-1989

Live, quality music for all occasions: Jazz, dinner & cocktail music for weddings & corporate events. "The music was excellent; a wonderful time was had by all and the music contributed so much to the atmosphere of the event." —Dutchess County Arts Council. Sample available on CD or online. See also under "Music Instruction.

Tivoli
845-757-4187

Your area professional since 1968, is always buying and selling coins currency, gold and silver, jewelry, old marbles, postcards, toys and many other small collectibles. Fair and honest dealings guaranteed. Bill and Ruth Blair. Call for appointment.

845-254-4717

Theresa Quartararo, CHP, AADP, is a knowledgeable and supportive health counselor. She will help you set and accomplish goals in order to achieve and maintain your ideal weight, reduce cravings, increase energy, feel great in your body, and understand the role food plays in your life.

537 Tyrrel Rd., Millbrook
914-489-8716 or 845-702-0096

Custom Ornamental Gates * Railings * Fences * Fire Escapes * Commissioned Sculpture. Over 20 Years Experience.

845-724-3154

Regain a sense of meaning, connections, and personal control in your life. Offering a variety of approaches, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy and EMDR. Treating anxiety, trauma, depression, Borderline Personality Disorder, relationship issues, advanced recovery, ACOA, eating disorders. Individuals and couples; specializing in work with college students. Offices in Rhinebeck & Poughkeepsie.

Rhinebeck
845-876-7600

We're a small boutique agency specializing in antique country homes and historic Hudson townhouses. We're sophisticated, honest and creative professionals who enjoy matching our customers with the most charming and interesting houses in the Hudson Valley. Check out our website, and see why people are saying it's the best real estate site anywhere. Or stop by and see us in Tivoli, Hudson, or Catksill.

58 Broadway, Tivoli
845-757-5672

Dorothy Hamburg, M.S., is an exercise physiologist and ACSM Certified Exercise Specialist who has been helping men and women achieve better health & fitness through appropriate exercise. Dorothy owns Personal Strength & Training, inc., a private, fully-appointed athletic training center & gym specializing in post-PT/rehabilitative conditioning, weight/strength training, core/low back stabilization + triathlon/sport-specific coaching.

17 Glen Pond Dr., Red Hook
845-876-1191

Full range of tree services; small or large projects. Serving Columbia and Northern Dutchess Counties. Locally owned and operated. Robert Everhart, ISA-certified arborist, with over 20 years experience in tree care, preservation and maintenance.

23 Orchard Rd, Hudson
518-822-9154 or 845-489-3572

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